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, egypt, libya and yemen and, also, the ongoing events in syria and bahrain. our speakers today are david ottaway to my left, he's a senior scholar at the woodrow wilson center and a former cairo bureau chief for "the washington post". we have the bios of the speakers are distributed, so i'll be very brief. david's last paper as part of our occasional paper series was saudi arabia in the shadow of the arab revolt. we have a few copies left. they are outside. we urge you to pick one on your way out. our second speaker is hen ray barkey -- henry bar key, a former fellow at the wilson center, he's professor of international relations at lehigh university, and i just received a copy of his latest book, "iraq: its neighbors and the united states," which he co-edited with phoebe moore and scott levin si. our third speaker is trita parsi. he's the president of the iranian -- the national iranian-american council, a former public policy scholar at the wilson center, and his upcoming book, "a single roll of the dice: obama's diplomacy with iran," will be coming out in the new year, and we have pla
jones with the business news. >> our top stories, opposition to president assad's regime corzine syria, and the peace monitoring mission is on its way. number currey in mourn the death of kim jong il, as concerns mount about whether his son and successor can guarantee stability. the death toll from floods in the philippines plans close to 1000. the president declares a national disaster. ♪ >> the violent crackdown on opposition protesters in syria does not appear to be letting up. the london-based syrian observatory for human rights said government forces have killed dozens of army deserters in a northern district. this comes as a team of observers from the arab league prepares to arrive in syria on thursday to assess whether damascus is committing human rights abuses. >> anti-government protests continue, despite the violent crackdown. these images of loaded to the internet show thousands of people demonstrating against the regime of bashar al-assad. his security forces are rarely seen in these images. it is mainly the wounded or the dead. now foreign observers are set to start moni
. >> this signature should allow international observers into syria. the syrian deputy foreign minister traveled to cairo to ink the agreement. the head of the arab league he said a team of arab observers will arrive in damascus within 72 hours. their job will be to monitor the arab lgue peace plan that syria signed up to last month. it requires us to redeploy its troops out of cities and to release political prisoners -- it requires syria to pull its troops out of cities and to release political prisoners. some are skeptical about the deal. signing the agreement will not help -- >> signining the agreement will not help the regime. assyrian people do not want to return to the past -- 2. and -- the syrian people do not want to return to the past. >> protest against basashar - assad's regime started in march. the un estimates that more than 5000 people have died in the government crackdown. the arab league had threatened to hand the matter to the u.n. security council. >> we are staying in the middle east. violence between protesters and security forces in cairo has continued into a fourth day. at
120 people have been killed by government troops in syria today, according to human-rights organizations. a report which cannot be verified by the bbc suggests more than half who died were army deserters, shot while trying to abandon their posts. syria agreed to allow arab league observers to monitor the protests, with a goal of ending the violence. >> the bbc, live from singapore and london. the search for bodies continues, following a devastating flash floods in the philippines. we will hear from someone who has been affected. >> in a race against time, the american man tried to visit as many as he can before the close. >> the man who buried his fiance alive in a cardboard box was found guilty of attempted murder. she was attacked with a taser and left for dead in a shallow grave in northern england. she used her engagement ring to help free herself. this report contains flash photography. >> she was tasered and buried alive by the father of her child. today, her fiance was found guilty of trying to murder her because he was bored with their relationship. it was he
korea was builds a nuclear reactor in syria. until israel showed the white house pictures and bombed it. two years later, they built a sprawling plant undetected. >> he'll need to show something. he needs to show a very skeptical public that he's in charge. and one of the time honored ways that's done in north korea is what we would consider a provocation. >> reporter: tonight senior u.s. officials defend the work of the cia saying, the key point is not marking the exact moment the dictator dies but having a solid framework to assess what may come next. that, of course, is the next test. >> andrea mitchell on the period of uncertainty that arrived this weekend on the news. andrea, thanks. >>> in syria, where most journalists are banned from covering what's going on there. new amateur video has surfaced, claiming to show some of this week's bloody clashes between protesters and government forces. in damascus, more than 150 people are reported dead in the last two days alone. arab league monitors are going into syria later this week, hoping to end this nine-month-old crackdown that's so f
places to put the bodies following the typhoon and flash flooding. syria. as protests continue across the country, the deputy foreign minister signing a peace deal to allow the 21 nation arab league to send in observers. it's part of a plan to end the government's bloody crackdown. shows soldiers and activists facing off in homes. we can't independently confirm this because syria bars foreign journalists. colombia soccer fans furious after the team's defeat. we are told it started on the field when fans rushed some of the players. then they took the violence to the streets reportedly beating and knifing people and facing off with riot police. officials say at least 12 people were hurt and dozens arrested. siberia. forcing one man to wait for rescue on 00 roof. flights diverted to a nearby airport as firefighters work to get the flames under control. nobody hurt but the blaze destroyed the building. officials are investigating and that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. >> around the world is brought to you by verizon. your holiday smart phone destination. >> she
there and expand its influence in gaza. i think similar situation may emerge in syria which certainly will be a loss for the iranians if assad falls. i think their relationship with the regime is not just limited to assad. it's also in the security apparatus as well as the fact that even if it becomes a loss to iranians it doesn't automatically translate to a win for everyone else. it's most likely syria will turn into yet another one of the regions that will become a proxy for a major powers to fight each other rather than squarely falling into the capital deals. >> yes? >> henri, you mentioned the crisis that erupted between washington and over turkey's deal with iran on the nuclear issue, particularly the uranium enrichment deal they helped broker with brazil. it seems like when you look at the issue of turkey and the u.s., aside from the obama-erdogan chemistry, turkey stepping away from the iran issue. these being a very vocal advocate for iran. but you mentioned you see sort of things get harder for iran possibly then coming back to turkey. and i'm wondering, what are the condit
bloodshed. officials from syria and the arab league took part in a ceremony today in cairo, egypt. it lets observers in for one month, with the option of extending that stay. in damascus, the syrian foreign minister insisted the regime is serious and not just stalling for time. >> we would not have signed the protocol unless our amendments on it had been adopted no matter what the circumstances were. but after applying those amendments and since we are seeking a political solution to this crisis as soon as possible, along with their partnership, i can now say that the signing of the protocol is the beginning of cooperation between us and the arab league. >> sreenivasan: the announcement came on a day when activists said up to 70 soldiers were gunned down by government troops as they tried to desert near the turkish border. at least 30 other people died in attacks elsewhere. it continued a wave of street violence that churned over the weekend. protest leaders said at least 21 people were killed on sunday as troops and rebels fought each other in northwestern syria. hopes have dimmed for 39
korea expressed their condolences. >>> in syria, one of the bloodiest days in the nine-month uprising. in damascus monday, shots rang out and thousands of protesters ran in this video posted online. one person was reported killed, but around the country, more than 100 others died, including at least 70 army defectors. >>> coming up on the morning news, football fans plunged into darkness. break out the cell phone flashlights. >>> plus, the atm where you don't have to pay a fee, but there's a catch. this is the "cbs morning news." this was the gulf's best tourism season in years. all because so many people wanted to visit us... in louisiana. they came to see us in florida... nice try, they came to hang out with us in alabama... once folks heard mississippi had the welcome sign out, they couldn't wait to get here. this year was great but next year's gonna be even better. and anyone who knows the gulf knows that winter is primetime fun time. the sun's out and the water's beautiful. you can go deep sea fishing for amberjack, grouper and mackerel. our golf courses are open. our bed and bre
materials to syria. i think they were moving in the right direction the last few days with kim jong il. the danger is uncertainty. the obama administration and the asian countries are playing it right. calm, cool, collected. let them sort out their transition. let them grieve for their leader. expectationsany that things are going to shift dramatically for the better. this is an isolated country that lives on its unpredictability and thrives on scaring the wo rld and threatening with missiles and terrible things. it is important to keep calm and collected. >> the question is china's role in this. beijing is against the continuity, is it not? >> gyan i can play a very important role to moderate north korea. they provide north korea with a lot of food and fuel. china does not want thousands of refugees from a failed state going to china. china can apply a gentle pressure. if anybody tries to push them, it goes in the wrong direction. south korea, japan, the united states, russia, china, south they have got to be careful. they have got to let them have their transition period, but recogni
of hope that essentials will subside anytime in the near future. >> thank you. and now we go to syria where the government has signed an arab league agreement to stop the violence and allow international observers in to the country. do people really believe that this is true this time somewhat's been the reaction from people on the ground? >> just as soon as they signed the deal, activists inside syria were reporting at least 25 people killed by the pro government security forces. among them, two children. the syrian opposition thinks that the regime is maneuvering while more civilians will be killed. >> rima, thank you. and how to iraq where an arrest warrant has been issued for one its vice presidents.sunni government official is accused of orchestrating attacks. what's behind the charges? >> well, the charges are based on confessions on state television by three men said to be part of the vice president's personal security detail. the men confessed that at times they had direct orders from the vice president himself to carry out bombings and assassinations saying that they used the
-il there were reports that north korea was working with syria to develop a nuclear weapon in syria. and there was a diplomatic relationship there with one leader and apparently president assad well. this leader kim jong-il is gone. i'm wondering with the death of moammar qaddafi as well how all these different relationships are changing between these countries that are our enemies. >> sure, i think the good news here is that lots of the dictator -- we've just reflected that there are dictators who thankfully are gone. there are also dictatorships that are on the offensive or under siege. syria is in 0 that category. even a country like iran, the mullahs had a bad year, they thought they had momentum. they've been put on the defensive because of what has happened elsewhere in the region. they've found themselves in an awkward supporting democracy and protests in egypt but deny it in iran. that necessarily means they probably have less time and energy to be able to cause mischief elsewhere. jenna: one would hope, right, that's the ideal situation. we are going into 2012 reflecting on
announcer: book now, save up to 65%. call 1-800-sandals. >>> syria now says it will execute so-called terrorists. the announcement is seen as a direct threat to the anti-government protesters. it comes as two opposition groups accuse government forces ever killing 100 people during yesterday's protest. you are looking here at the funeral of the man who is allegedly killed by army and security forces. this crowd chants, we will defend our martyr with our souls and blood. the u.n. estimates 5,000 people have died in political violence in syria this year alone. in egypt, demonstrators and security forces clashed at the million women march. this is to call attention to what protesters say is regime violence against female demonstrators. these photos show a woman being beaten and dragged in tahrir square. mohammed joins us right now in cairo. so many people saw that woman being beaten by the egyptian military, carried away. is there anyone on the ground trying to reach her on protect her? >> reporter: suzanne, many people here both inside and outside egypt trying to find this woman,
to accept arab observers, part of an effort to stop mounting bloodshed. officials from syria and the arab league took part in a ceremony today in cairo, egypt. it lets observers in for one month, with the option of extending that stay. in damascus, the syrian foreign minister insisted the regime is serious and not just stalling for time. >> we would not have signed the protocol unless our amendments on it had been adopted no matter what the circumstances were. but after applying those amendments and since we are seeking a political solution to this crisis as soon as possible, along with their partnership, i can now say that the signing of the protocol is the beginning of cooperation between us and the arab league. >> sreenivasan: the announcement came on a day when activists said up to 70 soldiers were gunned down by government troops as they tried to desert near the turkish border. at least 30 other people died in attacks elsewhere. it continued a wave of street violence that churned over the weekend. protest leaders said at least 21 people were killed on sunday as troops and rebels foug
and also the ongoing events in syria. and bahrain. our speakers today are david ottaway, he is a senior scholar at the woodrow wilson center and the former cairo euro chief -- chief for the washington post. i will be brief. david, the last paper, as part of our occasional series, was saudi arabia in the shadow of the arab revolt. we have a few copies left outside. we urge you to take one on your way out. our second speaker is a former fellow at the wilson center. he is a professor of international relations at the university. i just received a copy of his latest book, "iraq: its neighbors." witchy added. -- which he edited. our next speaker is the president of the national iranian-american consul. the former public policy scholar at the wilson center in on his upcoming book, a single roll of the dice. it will come out in the new year. we have planned a book talk for mr. parsi in february. i think i will stop here and ask each of our speakers to speak for 15 minutes so we have enough time for a discussion. there is overflow in the fourth floor. we will take questions in writing. david, y
. at least two deaths are blamed on the storm so far. >>> syria's government says it has agreed to an arab league proposal to allow -- [ inaudible ] the united nations believes more than 5,000 people have died since anti-government protests started last march. >>> in campaign 2012 news, the latest "washington post"-obc news poll -- abc news poll finds mitt romney and newt gingrich dead even. the iowa caucuses are two weeks from today. >>> victims of domestic violence often feel isolated and just don't know where to turn. >> but there is a safe haven for women and children in northern virginia to escape the abuse n. this report, -- abuse. in this report, -- [indiscernible] >> reporter: every 12 days a child dies from abuse. every three hours a family enters a domestic violence shelter. >> i had stitches in my head, stitches in my eye. my fingers were broken. my ankles had been sprained. my ribs were broken. i was internally, i had a lot of internal damage i didn't know about. >> reporter: we'll call her jane. after repeated beatings they came here, received support and started rebuilding he
a marked increase in tenses. >>> in syria activists say 70 army deserters were executed by troops as they tried to flee their bases today. also today the foreign minister agreed to low monitors into the country. about 5,000 people have been killed since the protest started in march. >>> and in the philippines the death toll from a series of landslides rose to 597. scores still missing . . officials say more than a third of the 150,000e vacantes are children. >> time is running out for worker who have money left in their flexible spending act accounts. they let you use pretaxed dollars to pay formed allege expenses, at the end of the year the money is forfeited. this year a provision in the new health care reform act means you will not be reimbursed for many items unless they have a prescription. >> a dip in gas prices before the holidays. > >> the bay area has never seen. a new way to string cable across the new eastern span of the bay bridge. >> [ male announcer ] for andy, tracking his spending with citibank is as easy as... making breakfast. omelet? sure. scrambled eggs. [
president left baghdad yesterday. analysts say it suggests a marked increase in tenses. >>> in syria activists say 70 army deserters were executed by troops as they tried to flee their bases today. also today the foreign minister agreed to low monitors into the country. about 5,000 people have been killed since the protest started in march. >>> and in the philippines the death toll from a series of landslides rose to 597. scores still missing . . officials say more than a third of the 150,000e vacantes are children. >> time is running out for worker who have money left in their flexible spending act accounts. they let you use pretaxed dollars to pay formed allege expenses, at the end of the year the money is forfeited. this year a provision in the new health care reform act means you will not be reimbursed for many items unless they have a prescription. >> a dip in gas prices before the holidays. > >> the bay area has never seen. a new way to string cable across the new eastern span of the bay bridge. >> and bill martin tracking chilly overnight weather in six minutes he is back
it to syria. there's reports they did it with pakistan. they did it with burma. the sale of nuclear materials, enriched uranium for foreign exchange because they're the poorest nation on earth. that's the danger. and the fact that they have enough fuel possibly for six to eight nuclear weapons. that's the danger. the two missiles they sent out were maybe defective, but they did have some kind of a capability. so when you have a million men in arms, when you have all those missiles, then you have 25,000 american troops on the dmz, we have a treaty with our friend in south korea, you know, this is a tinderbox. you got to keep an eye on that situation. and the best way to deal with them, i've always said, sanjay, you engage them. you don't isolate them. you have a dialogue. you're skeptical. you verify everything that they say they're going to do. they usually don't keep their word. but isolate them to punish them, to ostracize them, to not have anyone talk to them, the chinese not talk to them, that's not the way to go. and i think the obama administration has been moving in the right direction
add about 30 sell your drive time. on the san mateo bridge there are no delays or problems syria in easy ride from end to and whether eastbound or westbound. on the golden gate bridge, it is a smooth trip and has really stand out in the southbound direction. the traffic maps still pretty much the same story. light traffic with green showing off slightly sensors. in the south bay, it allow residual slowing from 85 and 101. there are no real falklands adults. the land rises has a little sluggish south--it's a little sluggish traffic urease insists >>mark: south korea is offering its condolences to north korea. north koreans are filling public causes as they continue to mourn their longtime leader of 17 years. today his body is in a glass coffin in a memorial palace. xi since this sign off visited the body with top military workers. hundreds are dead in the philippines after flash flooding. kai-shek xi how you what local folks are helping the country to fall to dispose of bodies. faugh >>darya: do you feel lucky? our face huge jackpot tonight, will tran has details is also much is u
that they have sold nuclear materials. they did it to syria. there's reports they did it with pakistan. they did it with burma. the sale of nuclear materials, enriched uranium for foreign exchange because they're the poorest nation on earth. that's the danger. and the fact that they have enough fuel possibly for six to eight nuclear weapons. that's the danger. the two missiles they sent out were maybe defective, but they did have some kind of a capability. so when you have a million men in arms, when you have all those missiles, then you have 25,000 american troops on the dmz, we have a treaty with our friend in south korea, you know, this is a tinderbox. you got to keep an eye on that situation. and the best way to do with them, i've always said, sanjay, is you engage them. you don't isolate them. you have a dialogue. you're skeptical. you verify everything that they say they're going to do. they usually don't keep their word. but isolate them to punish them, to ostracize them, to not have anyone talk to them, the chinese not talk to them, that's not the way to go. and i think the obama adminis
-democracy protesters. >>> and syria says it will execute anyone who participates in terrorist acts or distributes weapons. that announcement made on state tv just this morning. the government blasted numerous protests since the start of the so-called arab spring. the united nations estimated some 5,000 demonstrators have been killed in the uprising. just yesterday 70 descepters from the syrian army gunned down as they ran from their posts. >>> u.s. state department confirms the identity and asking a man in iranian custody be released. over the weekend he appeared in a video on iranian tv claiming to be a marine, but iran says he's a spy apertured carrying out an intelligence operation. u.s. officials say iran has a history of falsely accusing people of being spies. >>> coming up, a new poll shows newt gingrich's lead in the gop presidential race is already evaporating. what's going on? our political expert will weigh in, next. >>> welcome back to "american morning." item wa caucus now only two weeks away. latest polling shows newt gingrich's status as the gop presidential front-runner already sli
. the military says it's investigating. >>> in syria, anyone taking part in terrorist acts or hands out weapons will be executed. this as anti-government took to the streets of a southern city. a hul an rights groups says 60 to 70 armed defectors were gunned down. a london based group says another 40 civilians were killed yesterday. the government says it's cracking down on terrorists who attack security forces. >>> lori beren sen is back in the united states for the first time for 16 years. in 1995 a court convicted her acollaborating with left wing terrorists, a charge she continues to deny. she is currently on parole and under court order to return to peru after the holidays. >>> in the wikileaks court-martial case, a formal colleague says manning was uncontrollable and untrust worthy when he served in an army intelligence office. he is accused of leaking secrets to the website. a colleague says manning was barred from the intelligence office after he punched her in the face unprovoked. she testified by telephone today in maryland. >>> they are home. some of the last 300 airmen to leave iraq
policing the border when the economy relied on smuggling from syria. and so they weren't very happy with us. we didn't have a lot of friends. >> reporter: despite successes in the field of battle, the uncertainty of what lies ahead follows many troops home. but opportunity in the form of a college education has led this group of marines to columbia university and is offering ivy league status to students like karim delgado who quit high school and questioned his own academic ability before enlisting in the military. >> it took me a long time to even apply to columbia because i was afraid somewhere deep inside that maybe i wasn't actually good at academics. >> the biggest achallenge is adjusting to this academic environment after not having sat in a classroom since high school. >> we have a large existing community of veterans that goes back a number of years. >> reporter: columbia's dean of admissions is confident veterans in the student body can ex sell in the country's institutions. >> when you're putting together a class and you're thinking about the undergraduate composition, the underg
that with the connection tehran has with today mass us in -- damascus and syria and hamas and hezbollah and you have a very lethal combination of elements playing out here. as for me, i say the leadership in iran has already decided to go nuclear. i think they have looked at the world. they looked at north korea. they're a nuclear power. maybe a handful of crude devices, they're out of reach for most people they look at libya which had a program they gave up for international friendships and alliances look what happened there. i think in tehran they're saying we want the leverage and stature that being a nuclear power will bring. so then we have to ask ourselves a simple question. can you live with a nuclear iran? if the answer is yes, then you're going to have to live with i think the dramatic proliferation implications including saudi arabia going nuclear, turkey likely going nuclear. egypt, although we don't know what the leadership structure is going to look like anytime soon but chances are with the strong backbone of egyptian military they go nuclear. i say at that point you have lost control of prol
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